"a charming lesson in the perils of judging a book by its cover"
Rebecca Davies, The Independent
“It’s just a naughty crocodile!”
“Lumpy, bumpy, splodgy, knobbly, mossy, slimy, green, question mark... Guess what - I’m at stage 10 in reading,”
Green Bean Books, Oregon
“The only trouble about being a mole is you don’t know where your tunnel will end up - you might come up in a cow pat!”
"great story... a beautiful demonstration of nouns and adjectives in play."
By Tim Warnes
Little Tiger Press 2014
Mole loves labeling things. One day he finds something unusual in the woods – a strange lumpy-bumpy thing with snippy-snappy teeth! Look out, Mole!
It was so much fun creating this book, especially the googly-eyed Lumpy-Bumpy Thing, who became more and more goofy! Coming up with plenty of suitable adjectives to describe it was possibly the trickiest part – when I got stuck I enlisted the help of my boys, who came up with the words pine-coney and mossy.
Nominated - Kate Greenaway Medal 2015
Finalist - Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2016
Shortlisted - Oscar's First Book Prize 2015
Longlisted - North Somerset Teachers' Book Awards 2015
Shortlisted - IBW Book Award 2016
Text © 2014 by Tim Warnes. Illustrations © 2014 by Tim Warnes
Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Little Tiger Press